The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
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.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
A good liar must have a good memory.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
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.
A person preaches well that lives well.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.