To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Thought is free.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
A person preaches well that lives well.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.