Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.