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.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Be that self which one truly is.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.