All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Moonlight is sculpture.
An idea is salvation by imagination
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
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.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.