It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
It’s not the voting that’s democracy; it’s the counting.
Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
Otto von Bismarck
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
I recorded my hair this morning, tonight I’m watching the highlights.
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
I don’t have to look up my family tree, because I know that I’m the sap.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
A. J. Liebling
Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends.
George Bernard Shaw
Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.
Beware the hobby that eats.
My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.
Owning a home is a keystone of wealth… both financial affluence and emotional security.
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
Love, hope, fear, faith – these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
Robert Browning Hamilton
Man, I just feel blessed… I was in a situation where the only way I could come out of it was by putting my faith in God. No matter how good my lawyers were, no matter how much celebrity I had, everything was just stacked up against me.
My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason.
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.