Ah just act the way ah feel.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
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?
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Sunlight is painting.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.