You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Every man's memory is his private literature.
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.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.