I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Effective action is always unjust.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Common sense is not so common.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.