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.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Humility is attentive patience.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
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.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.