The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
That which costs little is less valued.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Humility is attentive patience.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.