Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it a mistress, if thou knowest not.
Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.
Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
A story should have a beginning, a middle and an end, but not necessarily in that order.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
I hope I never get so old I get religious.
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
What's the good of drawing in the next breath if all you do is let it out and draw in another?
I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
There is no such thing as a good tax.
It is not only the living who are killed in war.
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure.