The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
A lie never lives to be old.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
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.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.