Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.