Boards don't hit back.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
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.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Effective action is always unjust.