Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
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.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Moonlight is sculpture.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
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.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.