I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.