It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Freedom lies in being bold.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
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.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.