Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.