Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
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.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.