The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
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Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
The seat of knowledge is in the head of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right.
I want my music to do the explaining.
I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
I bought a lot of rubbish things that kids buy: skateboards and clothes and typical teenage stuff. And, as soon as I could, I wasted a lot of money on cars - BMW's mostly - for myself and my family.
I fully support a national health care program for the U.S.
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
Don't regret for the past Don't worry for the future All made by days and depend on present.
My mother gave me my drive but my father gave me my dreams.