As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
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.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.