No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Common sense is not so common.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
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.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.