It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
I know what it takes to put on a good show for the fans.
When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent.
It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
And I think it's very rare to have good stories, well written comedies.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
I'm such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains,
The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes.
In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory.
There are eight girls in the house in which I am living, and practically all of them are good looking. You can realize that I am kept busy.
If I have enough money to eat I'm good.
You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life.
We all need somebody to talk to. It would be good if we talked... not just pitter-patter, but real talk. We shouldn't be so afraid, because most people really like this contact; that you show you are vulnerable makes them free to be vulnerable.
There's no way I'm going to put this kid in the movies, because of the rejection. It's so hard as an adult, so why set her up to feel that bad as a child?
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.