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.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Common sense is not so common.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Thought is free.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.