Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
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.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
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.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Be that self which one truly is.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
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.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.