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.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Thought is free.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
A jug fills drop by drop.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.