All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
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.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.