There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
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.
A good liar must have a good memory.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Thought is free.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.