Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.
Every political good carried to the extreme must be productive of evil.
Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.
What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No Indian prince has to his palace - More followers than a thief to the gallows
Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license.
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other.
I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes.
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it.
Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.
Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme, although you would have had a greater certainty in coming back alive.
I would rather feel things in extreme than not at all.
By the time this concert ends this evening, 30,000 Africans will have died because of extreme poverty. By this time tomorrow evening, another 30,000. This does not make sense.
I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last Samurai' was an extreme example of that. Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing.
It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class, and to force society into an organization of only two classes, one at each social extreme.