Ornament is but the gilded shore to a most dangerous sea; the beauteous scarf veiling an Indian; beauty, in a word, the seeming truth which cunning times put on to entrap the wisest.
You may have many a wiser prince sitting in this seat, but you never have had, or shall have, any who loves you better.
O world, world when I was younger I thought there was some order governing you and your deeds. But now you seem to be a labyrinth of errors, a frightful desert, a den of wild beasts, a game in which men move in circles…a stony field, a meadow full of serpents, a flowering but barren orchard, a spring of cares, a river of tears, a sea of suffering, a vain hope.
Our youth must always be free, discussing and exchanging ideas concerned with what is happening throughout the entire world.
The university, vanguard of our struggling people, cannot become a backward element, but it would become so if the university did not incorporate itself into the great plans of the Revolution.
I realize that, in speaking to you this afternoon, there are certain limitations placed upon the right of free speech. I must be exceedingly careful, prudent, as to what I say, and even more careful and prudent as to how I say it. I may not be able to say all I think; but I am not going to say anything that I do not think.
Ignorance alone stands in the way of socialist success. The capitalist parties understand this and use their resources to prevent the workers from seeing the light. Intellectual darkness is essential to industrial slavery.
There is a cause for all things.
There's no going to heaven in a sedan.
To confessor, doctor, and lawyer do not hide the truth.