Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
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.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
A person preaches well that lives well.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
What is to give light must endure burning.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.