Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
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.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
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.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.