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.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.