By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.