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.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
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.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.