Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Humility is attentive patience.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Thought is free.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
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.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.