When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
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.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.