The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
I am not now That which I have been.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.