Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Give up trying to make me give up
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
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.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.