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.
A jug fills drop by drop.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Be that self which one truly is.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Nothing is black or white.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
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.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.