You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
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.