True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
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 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.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.