If you're here for four more years or four more weeks, you're here right now. I think when you're somewhere, you ought to be there. It's not about how long you stay in a place, it's about what you do while you're there, and when you go, is that place any better for your having been there
Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly. (On intellectuals)
Better not take a dog on the space shuttle, because if he sticks his head out when you're coming home, his face might burn up.
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.
Every political system is an accumulation of habits, customs, prejudices, and principles that have survived a long process of trial and error and of ceaseless response to changing circumstances. If the system works well on the whole, it is a lucky accident -- the luckiest, indeed, that can befall a society.
He who has injured thee was stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him if stronger, spare thyself.
True love brings up everything - you're allowing a mirror to be held up to you daily.
Really, to stop criticism, they say, one must die.
The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it.
Life is too long not to be happy.