I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
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.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
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.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Humility is attentive patience.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.