Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.