I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.

Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you?

The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. lies will pass into history.

The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun.

All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.

Golden fetters are no less galling to a self-respecting man that iron ones; the sting lies in the fetters, not in the metal.

Luxury lies not in the richness of things, but in the absence of vulgarity

Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation.

Whatever lies within our power to do lies also within our power not to do.