All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
A person preaches well that lives well.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
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.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
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!
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.