Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
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.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Be that self which one truly is.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.