Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation.
Critics I love every bone in their heads.
No matter what you believe, it doesn't change the facts.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to love what makes life worth having.
Complaining is good for you as long as you're not complaining to the person you're complaining about.
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.
I take a grave view of the press. It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy.