When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Once you label me you negate me.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Effective action is always unjust.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Freedom is from within.
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.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.