I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
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.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.