Every man's memory is his private literature.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Dare to risk public criticism.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.