Most writers regard truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
He liked to like people, therefore people liked him.
Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head.
I am different from [George] Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let me label you as they may.
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