The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
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.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Boards don't hit back.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
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.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.