A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.