I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
A jug fills drop by drop.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Be that self which one truly is.
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.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Humility is attentive patience.
That which costs little is less valued.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.