The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
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.
A jug fills drop by drop.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
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.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.