A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Each soul is potentially divine.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Sunlight is painting.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.