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 beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Boards don't hit back.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
I am not now That which I have been.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.