For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
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.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Common sense is not so common.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.