They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I am not now That which I have been.