The future ain't what it used to be.
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.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Nothing is black or white.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
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.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.