Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
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.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
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 future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.