The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.