I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
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.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.