"Travel works best when you're forced to come to terms with the place you're in."
"What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument."
"Aren't we at the point where the closer we get to chaos, the more concern that there should be about coming to the table and compromising with Democrats? This is not leadership. This is almost like dictatorship."
"I feel like I don't watch that many shows with death."
"I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh."
"Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around."
"I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them."
"Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them."
"You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give."
"The single currency should allow the European Union, and therefore France, to balance its monetary strength with the United States. It should help us adjust to the development of China."