I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Freedom is from within.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
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.
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.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Humility is attentive patience.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.