Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Moonlight is sculpture.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Dare to risk public criticism.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.