His modesty amounts to deformity.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Common sense is not so common.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Each soul is potentially divine.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.