You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
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 idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
I am not now That which I have been.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Dare to risk public criticism.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets