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 man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.