For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.