If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.