There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Thought is free.