No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Each soul is potentially divine.
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.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.