Humility is attentive patience.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Give up trying to make me give up
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.