I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
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Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
Christmas in L.A. is weird. There's no snow. It's not even cold.
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
In terms of the legal matter of creating a contract between two people that's called marriage, and allowing them to live together with the protection of law, it seems to me is the way we should be moving in this country.
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.
I think you can tell the food is close to my heart, too, because I'm doing what I do best.
We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.
Normally, I love to go to the movies and when I see a character portrayed by different actors at different ages, it kind of pops a little bit for me. It brings me out of the movie experience. Now we have the technology to cure that.