Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
A jug fills drop by drop.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The future ain't what it used to be.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Effective action is always unjust.
Sunlight is painting.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.