Genius is sorrow's child.
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.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.