Courage is grace under pressure.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
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.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
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.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.