The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
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.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
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.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Freedom is from within.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.