The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I am not now That which I have been.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
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.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.