Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
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.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.