Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I am not now That which I have been.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Give up trying to make me give up
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.