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.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Freedom lies in being bold.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
What is to give light must endure burning.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.