Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
In the game of life nothing is less important than the score at half time.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
I am in earnest; I will not equivocate; I will not excuse; I will not retreat a single inch; and I will be heard.
We are all born mad. Some remain so.
Half the world does not know how the other half lives.
To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
There's no map, there's no master plan, there's just people.
Success ... depends on your ability to make and keep friends.
Hope is brightest when it dawns from fears.
Don't be curious of matters that don't concern you; never speak of them, and don't ask about them.
If individuals have no virtues, their vices may be of use to us.
My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But, ah, my foes, and, oh, my friends - It gives a lovely light.
Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.
Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Speeches are like steer horns - a point here, a point there, and a lot of bull in between.
The learned is happy, nature to explore, the fool is happy, that he knows no more.