When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.