If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Nothing is black or white.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Effective action is always unjust.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.