One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
A jug fills drop by drop.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
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.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.