A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
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.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.