Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Humility is attentive patience.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
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.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Thought is free.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.