Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Nothing is black or white.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
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.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Give up trying to make me give up
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.