There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Effective action is always unjust.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
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.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.