One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Thought is free.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.