Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
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.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Give up trying to make me give up
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Dare to risk public criticism.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.