I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.