Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
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.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Humility is attentive patience.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.