Most people do not pray; they only beg.
Many people pray as if God were a big aspirin pill; they come only when they hurt.
Prayer changes things? No! Prayer changes people, and people change things.
Common people do not pray, my lord: they only beg
The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.
People expect a certain reaction from a business, and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
I am not a liberator. Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves.
Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign language
Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms
The American people, taken one with another, constitute the most timorous, sniveling, poltroonish, ignominious mob of serfs and goose-steppers ever gathered under one flag in Christendom since the end of the middle ages
If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy
Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles
Any married man should forget his mistakes - no use two people remembering the same thing
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.
When people ask me, ‘Why can’t labor organize the way it did in the thirties?’ the answer is simple: everything we did then is now illegal.
Art Exist for the human species. I think that all of the people who love art, those who teach art, and all of you should burn with the obligation to save the world
With all of the hysteria, all of the fear, all of the phony science, could it be that man-made global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? It sure sounds like it.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
...Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling...People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile.
Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.