Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
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.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
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.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.