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.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Be that self which one truly is.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.