A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.