Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
A good liar must have a good memory.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
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!
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.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.