Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
You see things; and you say 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?'
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.