That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.