The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Each soul is potentially divine.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
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.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.