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.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Humility is attentive patience.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.