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.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
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.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
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.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.