A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
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.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.