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.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Once you label me you negate me.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
A good liar must have a good memory.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.