Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The future ain't what it used to be.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.