Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
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.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
A lie never lives to be old.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Common sense is not so common.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.