I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
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.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.