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.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
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.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.