Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Stop at home. Arm for Ireland. Fight for Ireland and no other land.
Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason.
Friends are thieves of time.
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself… I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.