A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
A person preaches well that lives well.