No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.