It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
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.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.