Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
A lie never lives to be old.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
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.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
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 speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.