It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.