Something that’s seldom appreciated about me is that I am in sympathy with a great deal of what Marx wrote, except that I’m on the side of the bourgeoisie.
The intelligence of the lower forms of animal life, like a great deal of human intelligence, does not involve a self.
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
I don’t pretend to understand the Universe – it’s a great deal bigger than I am.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
Well of course there’s been a great deal of progress over the last 40 years. We don’t have laws that segregate black people within the society any longer.
The mind that has not been developed or trained is very scattered. That’s the normal state of affairs, but it leaves us out of touch with a great deal in life, including our bodies.
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father’s care.
God has given a great deal to man, but man would like something from man.
There’s a great deal of stripping away; in early drafts, I may say the same thing two or three times, and each may be appropriate, but I try to pick the best and improve it. I work on sound a great deal, and I will change a word or two, revise punctuation and line breaks, looking for the sound I want.