Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
A lie never lives to be old.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Be that self which one truly is.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
The day of individual happiness has passed