Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
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.