There are no facts, only interpretations.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
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.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.