Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.
It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.
We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.
We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.
The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
Our aims are absolutely clear: They are a high living standard in the country and a secure, free and comfortable life.
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Birth on U.S. territory has never been an absolute claim to citizenship.
It appeared as if I had invited the audience into the water with me, and it conveyed the sensation that being in there was absolutely delicious.
I think there's some connection between absolute discipline and absolute freedom.
The ego is as little absolutely permanent as are bodies.
There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion.
But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed.
A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom.