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.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.