In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Common sense is not so common.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Once you label me you negate me.
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.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.