We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
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.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
What is to give light must endure burning.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.