I get by with a little help from my friends.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
A joke is an epigram on the death of a feeling.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
I have nothing to declare except my genius.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.