We convince by our presence.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Simplicity is the glory of expression.
The real war will never get in the books.
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.
And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death.
To die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier.
I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.
When I give I give myself.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.
I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.
If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred.
If you done it, it ain't bragging.
In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.
Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.
A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.