Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
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
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.