Sunlight is painting.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.