When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.