I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.