Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Common sense is not so common.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
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.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.