Give up trying to make me give up
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
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.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.