The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.
If you lack the iron and the fuzz to take control of your own life, if you insist on leaving your fate to the gods, then the gods will repay your weakness by having a grin or two at your expense.
Should you fail to pilot your own ship, don’t be surprised at what inappropriate port you find yourself docked.
The only authority I respect is the one that causes butterflies to fly south in fall and north in springtime.
What limits people is that they don’t have the fucking nerve or imagination to star in their own movie, let alone direct it.
Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
—Martin Luther King Jr.
We are exactly where we have chosen to be.
Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
The last of the human freedoms — to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances; to choose one's own way.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
—Henry David Thoreau
Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.
—Robert Staughton Lynd
If you have any doubts that we live in a society controlled by men, try reading down the index of contributors to a volume of quotations, looking for women's names.
Calmness is the cradle of power.
—Josiah Gilbert Holland
Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.