Fashion changes, but style endures.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
What is to give light must endure burning.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.