He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.