Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
My specialty is detached malevolence.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
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.