Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong.
Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint.
In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.
Seduction is always more singular and sublime than sex and it commands the higher price.
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.
When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.