I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
That which costs little is less valued.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Boards don't hit back.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
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.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.