You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
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.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.