Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
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.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
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.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
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.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.