All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
That which costs little is less valued.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.