All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
What is to give light must endure burning.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.