All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
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.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
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.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.