If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.