Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Give up trying to make me give up
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Each soul is potentially divine.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Common sense is not so common.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.