I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
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.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
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.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.