Jests that give pains are not jests.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.