Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
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.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
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.
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.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
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.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
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.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.