Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
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.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
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.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Moonlight is sculpture.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Dare to risk public criticism.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.