Prefer loss to the wealth of dishonest gain; the former vexes you for a time; the latter will bring you lasting remorse.
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
He who spares the wicked injures the good.
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good.
I am not bound to please thee with my answers.
Greedy eaters dig their graves with their teeth.
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.