I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
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.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
What is to give light must endure burning.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.