There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Common sense is not so common.
Effective action is always unjust.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Be that self which one truly is.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Thought is free.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Moonlight is sculpture.