Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
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.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Comedy is acting out optimism.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'