Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Give up trying to make me give up
My specialty is detached malevolence.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.