Courage is grace under pressure.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
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.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.