A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Dare to risk public criticism.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.