The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Courage is grace under pressure.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.