It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
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.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.