Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
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.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.