I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Be that self which one truly is.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Dare to risk public criticism.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Nothing is black or white.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
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.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.