Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Common sense is not so common.
Humility is attentive patience.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.