Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Freedom is from within.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!