All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.