A person preaches well that lives well.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
A jug fills drop by drop.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Humility is attentive patience.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Courage is grace under pressure.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
My specialty is detached malevolence.