There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
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.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
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.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.