It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Boards don't hit back.
Common sense is not so common.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator