Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world; entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.
There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.
Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.
Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.
Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
Wherever the relevance of speech is at stake, matters become political by definition, for speech is what makes man a political being.
The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.