Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
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.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
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.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Freedom is from within.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
I am not now That which I have been.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.