All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The day of individual happiness has passed
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.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Nothing is black or white.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.