Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
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.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
What is to give light must endure burning.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.