Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.