To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
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.