A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.