Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
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.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.