Memory... is an internal rumour.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Courage is grace under pressure.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Thought is free.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
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.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.