The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
It was ability that mattered, not disability, which is a word I'm not crazy about using.
The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.
It is the ability to choose which makes us human.
I think I would abolish schools which systematically inculcate sectarian beliefs.
This brings us to Anarchism, which may be described as the doctrine that all the affairs of men should be managed by individuals or voluntary associations, and that the State should be abolished.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.
Love of learning led to monasteries, which became the cradle of academic guilds.
Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.
I teach ethics at the FBI academy, which is ironic.
The only way to live is to accept each minute as an unrepeatable miracle, which is exactly what it is: a miracle and unrepeatable.
I just have to accept that I won't ever be Al Green, which is a hard pill to swallow.
The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable of observing the facts which he examines.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
But the mind is here accepted not for the soul, but for that which is the more excellent in the soul.
The few bad poems which occasionally are created during abstinence are of no great interest.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
Southern India has an abundance of coconut, so the coconut chutney hails from there. Eastern India Bengal produces mustard oil, which is used in its traditional tomato chutney.