Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
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.
Moonlight is sculpture.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
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.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Common sense is not so common.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.