A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
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.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.