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.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Be that self which one truly is.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.