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.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
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.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
The day of individual happiness has passed
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
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.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.