Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
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.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
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.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.