I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A jug fills drop by drop.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Be that self which one truly is.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
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.
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.