I did not know that mankind were suffering for want of gold. I have seen a little of it. I know that it is very malleable, but not so malleable as wit. A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom.
The money changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization. We may now restore that temple to the ancient truths. The measure of the restoration lies in the extent to which we apply social values more noble than mere monetary profit.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A reporter's ability to keep the bond of confidentiality often enables him to learn the hidden or secret aspects of government.
The future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The Laws of Clothing Shopping:If you like it, they don't have it in your size.If you like it and it fits, you can't afford it.If you like it, it fits and you can afford it, it falls apart the first time you wear it.If the shoe fits, its ugly.
The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.
Louisa May Alcott
Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
It doesn't matter whether you are rich or poor -- as long as you've got money.
Joe E. Lewis
She had a way of moving that moved him as much as music, which was what moved him most of all. Surely the spirit animating that pearless body must be unusual too? Why would nature make a vessel like that, if not to contain something still more valuable?
Speak low, if you speak love.
The only way you can be successful on a post or win at it is to be at cause over it.
L. Ron Hubbard
You have to hatch ideas -- and then hitch them.
Ray D. Everson
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
Johann von Goethe
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