We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.