A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
A good liar must have a good memory.