The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.