The day of individual happiness has passed
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
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?
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
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.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.