The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
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.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.