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.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
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.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
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.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
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