I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
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.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.