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.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.