By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
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.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
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.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Jests that give pains are not jests.