Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.