There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
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.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
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.
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.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
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.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Be that self which one truly is.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.