The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
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.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
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 used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Sunlight is painting.