I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
A good liar must have a good memory.
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.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.