I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
I am not now That which I have been.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
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.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.