Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Each soul is potentially divine.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.