Had laws not been, we never had been blam'd; For not to know we sinn'd is innocence.
At times failure is very necessary for the artist. It reminds him that failure is not the ultimate disaster. And this reminder liberates him from the mean fussing of perfectionism.
He is idle that might be better employed.
When Columbus started out he didn't know where he was going, when he got there he didn't know where he was, and when he got back he didn't know where he had been.
Sadness is a state of sin.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them, for they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
A cheer, then, for the noblest breast That fears not danger's post; And like the lifeboat, proves a friend, When friends are wanted most.
No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
When I was young, I used to have successes with women because I was young. Now I have successes with women because I am old. Middle age was the hardest part.
God uses lust to impel men to marry, ambition to office, avarice to earning, and fear to faith. God led me like an old blind goat.
You don't die in the United States, you underachieve.
The most important thing in marriage is not happiness, but stability.
What is the use of running when you are on the wrong road?
Pride is the direct appreciation of oneself.
I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. We have no selfish ends to serve. We desire no conquest, no domination. We seek no indemnities for ourselves, no material compensation for the sacrifices we shall freely give. We are but one of the champions of the rights of mankind. We shall be satisfied when those rights have been made as secure as the faith and freedom of nations can make them.
Whoever said, "It's not whether you win or lose that counts," probably lost.