I am not now That which I have been.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
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.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
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.
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.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Freedom is from within.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.