It ain't over 'til it's over.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Sunlight is painting.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.