It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
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.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Moonlight is sculpture.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
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.