There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Moonlight is sculpture.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Freedom is from within.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.