A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.