It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
A jug fills drop by drop.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.