Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
What is to give light must endure burning.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.