Advice to writers: Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch.
Dig where the gold is, unless you just need some exercise.
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
If the people who make the decisions are the people who will also bear the consequences of those decisions, perhaps better decisions will result.
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
He who receives a benefit should never forget it; he who bestow should never remember it.
Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.