My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
I am not now That which I have been.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
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.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.