I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.