The United States Government has placed me on no-fly lists.
Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.
Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours.
Paris is an ideal place to become informed, while Venice is a place to think and write.
What we’ve seen over the last decade is we’ve seen a departure from the traditional work of the National Security Agency. They’ve become sort of the national hacking agency, the national surveillance agency. And they’ve lost sight of the fact that everything they do is supposed to make us more secure as a nation and a society.
The NSA has built an infrastructure that allows it to intercept almost everything. With this capability, the vast majority of human communications are automatically ingested without targeting. If I wanted to see your emails or your wife’s phone, all I have to do is use intercepts. I can get your emails, passwords, phone records, credit cards.
Acting is a question of absorbing other people’s personalities and adding some of your own experience.
Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor.
Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it.
I wanted to fight in the Iraq war because I felt like I had an obligation as a human being to help free people from oppression.