There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Nothing is black or white.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
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.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
That which costs little is less valued.
An idea is salvation by imagination
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
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.