We become what we do.
There is no reason for anyone in the country, for anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use, a handgun. The only way to control handguns use in this country is to prohibit the guns. And the only way to do that is to change the Constitution.
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
The trees reflected in the river -- they are unconscious of a spiritual world so near to them. So are we.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom.
Experience is an asset of which no worker can be cheated, no matter how selfish or greedy his immediate employer may be.
Two paradoxes are better than one they may even suggest a solution.
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle.
Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.
I think people want their illusions and writers are mostly illusion. When you read their words, you read a flattened, incomplete version of the writer.