We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
The test of a man or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it.
There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
I want to destroy ownership in order that possession and enjoyment may be raised to the highest point in every section of the community.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.
All genuinely intellectual work is humorous.
Creation is a miracle of daily recurrence. ‘A miracle a minute’ would not be a bad slogan for God.