The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
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 just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Freedom is from within.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
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.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.