When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.