The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The day of individual happiness has passed
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.