We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
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.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
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.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.