The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Freedom is from within.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Humility is attentive patience.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.