Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Effective action is always unjust.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.