He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.