A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
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.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
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.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
A good liar must have a good memory.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Boards don't hit back.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.