Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Be that self which one truly is.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
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.