I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
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 find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.