Humility is attentive patience.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.