The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Sunlight is painting.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
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.
A jug fills drop by drop.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.