The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
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.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
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.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.