The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep.
The cynic says, ‘One man can’t do anything.’ I say, ‘Only one man can do anything.’
Everyone says corruption is everywhere, but for me it seems strange to say that and then not try to put the people guilty of that corruption away.
A diplomat is a man who thinks twice before he says nothing.
If, as the emperor Augustus says, from his time the coast of the ocean from Cadiz to the mouth of the Elbe obeyed the Romans, the obedience in this corner of it was far from voluntary and little to be trusted.
When your conscience says law is immoral, don’t follow it.
I’ve been reading this little book. It’s called the Russian constitution. And it says that the only source of power in Russia is the people. So I don’t want to hear those who say we’re appealing to the authorities. Who’s the power here?
I don’t know how much longer I’ll be around. I’ll probably be writing when the Lord says, ‘Maya, Maya Angelou, it’s time.’
When Rush Limbaugh says I’m not a scientist, I’m charmed – I smirk.
It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms.