Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
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.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
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.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
A place for everything, and everything in its place.