Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
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.
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.
Give up trying to make me give up
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.