For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.