I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
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.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
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.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.