I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets