All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
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.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
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.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.