Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Moonlight is sculpture.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
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.