A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
A lie never lives to be old.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
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.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.