All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Freedom is from within.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Fashion changes, but style endures.