I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
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.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
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.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Boards don't hit back.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.