The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
A jug fills drop by drop.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
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.