Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Be that self which one truly is.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.