The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
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.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Humility is attentive patience.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.