Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
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.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.