It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Freedom lies in being bold.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
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.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
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.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.