Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Genius is sorrow's child.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
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.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.