A jug fills drop by drop.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Effective action is always unjust.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Humility is attentive patience.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression