Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
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.
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.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
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.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
That which costs little is less valued.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.