The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
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.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
That which costs little is less valued.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The day of individual happiness has passed
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.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.