Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
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?
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
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.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
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.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
There are no facts, only interpretations.