Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.
The souls of emperors and cobblers are cast in the same mold. The same reason that makes us wrangle with a neighbor creates a war betwixt princes.
We can best help you to prevent war not by repeating your words and following your methods but by finding new words and creating new methods.
Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war, and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state, it is an army with banners.
War is the greatest plague that can affect humanity; it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
Talent works, genius creates.
So much of literary sci-fi is about creating worlds that are rich and detailed and make sense at a social level. We'll create a world for people and then later present a narrative in that world.
God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.
Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
If you see oppression of the poor, and justice and righteousness trampled in a country, do not be astounded.
Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.
Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.
Star Wars hasn't changed my life at all.
Japanese traditional architecture is created based on these conditions. This is the reason you have a very high degree of connection between the outside and inside in architecture.
An experimental group of experienced women pilots in the United States might begin immediately flying small trainers from factories to bases.
People say it's really the press who create those soundbites about fashion. That's what sells magazines and clothes.
When war comes, two things happen - profits go way, way up and all perishables go way, way down. There becomes a market for them.
Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular.