To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
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.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Freedom lies in being bold.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.