Nothing is black or white.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Genius is sorrow's child.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'