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.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Sunlight is painting.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.