Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
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.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Memory... is an internal rumour.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.