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
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
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.