Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
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.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Thought is free.