For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
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.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
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.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.