Much learning does not teach understanding.
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
Injustice boils in men’s hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.
Each man must have his I; it is more necessary to him than bread; and if he does not find scope for it within the existing institutions he will be likely to make trouble.
There is a point at which even justice does injury.
Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.
A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel’s work and is on the road to being a scoundrel.
A ‘new thinker’, when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought.
A poem in form still has to have voice, gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection, as any poetry does.