No facts are to me sacred none are profane I simply experiment, an endless seeker with no Past at my back.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it.
Zeus does not bring all men's plans to fulfillment.
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
If you're hanging around with nothing to do and the zoo is closed, come over to the Senate. You'll get the same kind of feeling and you won't have to pay.
What some people mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of high living.
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end.
I gave 'em a sword. And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish. And I guess if I had been in their position, I'd have done the same thing.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
Love is not something you feel. It's something you do.
All great achievements require time.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory.
We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.