Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
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.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!