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.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.