Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
We may pretend that we’re basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise.
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty.
In university they don’t tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Nixon is a shifty-eyed goddamn liar. . . . .He’s one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides.