There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
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.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
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.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
A person preaches well that lives well.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.