The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
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.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.