If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
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.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.