Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
A lie never lives to be old.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.