Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Be that self which one truly is.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!