All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Common sense is not so common.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
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.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.