As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
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.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
A lie never lives to be old.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.