Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Moonlight is sculpture.
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.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.