It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
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.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Courage is grace under pressure.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression