The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
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.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.