There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.