True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Each soul is potentially divine.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.