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.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Be that self which one truly is.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
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.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.