We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
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.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.