There will always be some kid who's the new Kurt Cobain writing great lyrics and singing from his soul. The problem is they're not marketing that anymore or putting it out there.
The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
We humans have two great problems: the first is knowing when to begin; the second is knowing when to stop.
The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.
Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches.
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
There is in my opinion a great similarity between the problems provided by the mysterious behavior of the atom and those provided by the present economic paradoxes confronting the world.
The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity - intellect and resources - to do some thing about them.
I know these jokes aren't great, ladies and gentlemen, see this is the problem you run into when you're between impeachments.
I don't have a problem with my body. I'm not just going to strip off all my clothing, but if the part calls for it and I don't think there's any way round, I'm absolutely fine.
I have no problem with nudity. I can look at myself. I like walking around nude. It doesn't bother me. I see all the people walking around nude; it doesn't bother me.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
No, I'm not a French designer either. I'm from nowhere. I'm a European, old European is all I am.
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
Bodies do not produce sensations, but complexes of elements (complexes of sensations) make up bodies.
All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.