I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
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.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Fashion changes, but style endures.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.