It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot.
How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
Who included me among the ranks of the human race?
The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed.
It is a test of true theories not only to account for but to predict phenomena.
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
Cats don’t like change without their consent.
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language.
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise.