When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.
As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment, to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure –- that is all agnosticism means.
You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
The pursuit of truth shall set you free - even if you never catch up with it.
Chase after truth like hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails.
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with a lot of pleasure.
Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance.
There is no such thing as justice--in or out of court.
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he knows he can't.
History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history.
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.