The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
We all owe death a life.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life