I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.