I think the years I have spent in prison have been the most formative and important in my life because of the discipline, the sensations, but chiefly the opportunity to think clearly, to try to understand things.
The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
The basic fact of today is the tremendous.
You don't change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determination; the way you play it is free will.
There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.
A man who is afraid will do anything.
Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them.
Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
It is science alone that can solve the problems of hunger and poverty, of insanitation and illiteracy, of superstition and deadening custom and tradition, of vast resources running to waste, or a rich country inhabited by starving people... Who indeed could afford to ignore science today? At every turn we have to seek its aid... The future belongs to science and those who make friends with science.
Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
Citizenship consists in the service of the country.
The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.