An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
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.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
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.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.