The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.
I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever.
Religion has convinced people that there is an invisible man living in the sky, who watches everything you do every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a list of ten specific things he does not want you to do. And if you do any of these things, he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever, and suffer and burn and scream until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you and he needs money.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
By seeing life as a game, your lightness of spirit will make problems seem easier.
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
True devotion is for itself: not to desire heaven nor to fear hell.
All people have their friend and their enemy within themselves.
Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Evolution made civilization steward of this planet. A hundred thousand years later, the steward stood before evolution not helper but destroyer, not healer but parasite. So evolution withdrew its gift, passed civilization by, rescued the planet from intelligence and handed it to love.
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.