To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Humility is attentive patience.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
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.
Be that self which one truly is.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.