Culture makes all men gentle.
Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes
There is no such thing as justice--in or out of court.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age, and to imagine right up to the brink of death that life is only beginning. I think that is the only way to keep adding to one's talent, to one's affections, and one's inner happiness.
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
If God kills, lies, cheats, discriminates, and otherwise behaves in a manner that puts the Mafia to shame, that's Okay, he's God. He can do whatever he wants. Anyone who adheres to this philosophy has had his sense of morality, decency, justice and humaneness warped beyond recognition by the very book that is supposedly preaching the opposite.
The rule is not to talk about money with people who have much more or much less than you.
An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
I have a dream that one day ... the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.
A friend will know you better in the first minute they see you, than your acquaintance will in a thousand years.