One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
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.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.