A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Common sense is not so common.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
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.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
A jug fills drop by drop.