Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
Courage is grace under pressure.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
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.