Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.