Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
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.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
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.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.