"A lot of people, because of my contempt for the false consolations of religion, think of me as a symbolic public opponent of that in extremis. And sometimes that makes me feel a bit alarmed, to be the repository of other people's hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Christopher Hitchens on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Christopher Hitchens on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Christopher Hitchens on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Christopher Hitchens on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Christopher Hitchens on Dalai Lama
"People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve."
"Well, I'm in my 60s now. I finally look it, I think. People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve."
"'Bombing Afghanistan back into the Stone Age' was quite a favourite headline for some wobbly liberals. The slogan does all the work. But an instant's thought shows that Afghanistan is being, if anything, bombed out of the Stone Age."
"The amazing fact is that America is founded on a document. It's a work in progress. It can be tested by each generation."
"Solidarity is an attitude of resistance, I suppose, or it should be."
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