What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
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.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Moonlight is sculpture.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment