All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.