Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Ah just act the way ah feel.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.