Jests that give pains are not jests.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
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.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.