Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
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.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.