If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Thought is free.
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 can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.