I am not now That which I have been.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
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.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.