Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Courage is grace under pressure.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Nothing is black or white.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
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.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.