Truth is like heat or light; its vibrations are endless, and are endlessly felt.
Nobody who is somebody looks down on anybody.
Twenty-five years ago, Christmas was not the burden that it is now; there was less haggling and weighing, less quid pro quo, less fatigue of body, less weariness of soul; and, most of all, there was less loading up with trash.
I have heard that a man might be his own lawyer, but you can't be your own judge.
As soon as you feel too old to do a thing, do it.
You can't have genius without patience.
One must desire something to be alive.
A pint can't hold a quart - if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.
One must desire something to be alive; perhaps absolute satisfaction is only another name for Death.
moral vanity is the snare of good people.
When one promise jostles another, one of 'em isn't a promise.
it's better to be crazy on one point and happy, than sane on all points and unhappy.
I notice that when people have no sense of responsibility, you call them either criminals or geniuses.
nothing may be more selfish than remorse ...
Of all the bitter and heavy things in this sorry old world, the not being necessary is the bitterest and heaviest.
There is a bond, it appears, between mother and child which endures as long as they do. It is independent of love; reason cannot weaken it; hate cannot destroy it.
we middle-aged folk have the education of life, truly; we know the multiplication table of anxieties and sorrows, the subtraction table of loss, the division table of responsibility.
What I object to in Mother is that she wants me to think her thoughts. Apart from the question of hypocrisy, I prefer my own.
a great moment raises most of the people who experience it, to its own level; and that is why they do not always recognize its greatness - or their own.
men love their wives not because of their virtues, but in spite of them.
In connection with death, or birth, or love, modesty is only a rather puerile self-consciousness.
conceit is the devil's horse, and reformers generally ride it when they are in a hurry.
... if a man really and truly believed that black was white, you might advise him to see an oculist, but you mustn't call him a liar.
Fighting should be left to dogs and cats and chickens, who can't reason.
Hearts don't come when Reason whistles to 'em.
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