Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
No good deed goes unpunished.
Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Men's vows are women's traitors!
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.