Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Dare to risk public criticism.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.