If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
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.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
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.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.