We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.