Criticism comes easier than craftsmanship.
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
You can’t say that civilization don’t advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way.