You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Nothing is black or white.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
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.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.