Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
A lie never lives to be old.
Common sense is not so common.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.