As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
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.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.