Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.