The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
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 feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.