You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
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.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Humility is attentive patience.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Common sense is not so common.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Freedom is from within.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.