It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Humility is attentive patience.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.