A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Courage is grace under pressure.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.