To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
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.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.