The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Once you label me you negate me.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
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.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
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.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
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.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.