He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I am not now That which I have been.
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.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
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.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
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.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.