Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
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.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
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.