In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Boards don't hit back.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Give up trying to make me give up
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.