I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.