To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
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.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
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.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
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.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.