The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
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.