Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
What is to give light must endure burning.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
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.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Nothing is black or white.