Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
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.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
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.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.