Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
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.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
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.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.