Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Sunlight is painting.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
That which costs little is less valued.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
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.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.