The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
His modesty amounts to deformity.