There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
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.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.