When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Each soul is potentially divine.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
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.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.