The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
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.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.