The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Give up trying to make me give up
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
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.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.