I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Freedom is from within.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.