Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.