If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
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.
Give up trying to make me give up
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
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.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
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.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.