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.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
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.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.