Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
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 now That which I have been.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
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.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.