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.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Freedom lies in being bold.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?