In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
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.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.