There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
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.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I am not now That which I have been.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.