I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
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.
Sunlight is painting.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Nothing is black or white.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.