When people ask if the United States can afford to place on trial the president, if the system can stand impeachment, my answer is, Can we stand anything else
To St. Paul, stripes, stones, shipwrecks, and thorns in the flesh were religious experiences to Judas Iscariot, the daily companionship of Jesus of Nazareth was not.
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other.
Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.
To-day is the pupil of yesterday.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
The opportunities for heroism are limited in this kind of world the most people can do is sometimes not to be as weak as they've been at other times.
All sins cast long shadows.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging.
You cannot play with the animal in you without becoming wholly animal, play with falsehood without forfeiting your right to truth, play with cruelty without losing your sensitivity of mind. He who wants to keep his garden tidy doesn't reserve a patch for
Many people never stop to realize that a tree is a living thing, not that different from a tall, leafy dog that has roots and is very quiet.
The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved.
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had and never will have.
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward.
Once when I was in Hawaii, on the island of Kauai, I met a mysterious old stranger. He said he was about to die and wanted to tell someone about the treasure. I said, 'Okay, as long as it's not a long story. Some of us have a plane to catch, you know.' He stared telling his story, about the treasure and his life and all, and I thought 'This story isn't too long.' But then, he kept going, and I started thinking, 'Uh-oh, this story is getting long.' But then the story was over, and I said to myself 'You know, that story wasn't too long after all.' I forget what the story was about, but there was a good movie on the plane. It was a little long, though.
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.