Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
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.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Be that self which one truly is.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
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.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.