Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
A good liar must have a good memory.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.