If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
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
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Give up trying to make me give up
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
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.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I am not now That which I have been.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.