I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.