Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
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.