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.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
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.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.