Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.