Do something every day that you don't want to do this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.
There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land again after a cheerful, careless voyage.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
To cease smoking is the easiset thing I ever did. I ought to know, I've done it a thousand times.
Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it.
Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned.
Weather is a literary specialty, and no untrained hand can turn out a good article on it.
God created war so that Americans would learn geography.
Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals.
When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
It is better to deserve honours and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
There is no end to the laws, and no beginning to the execution of them.
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
A nation is only an individual multiplied.
Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are economical in its use.
Few sinners are saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.
Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Everytime I read 'Pride and Prejudice' I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up.
Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
Obscurity and competence - that is the life that is best worth living
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Be wise as a serpent and wary as a dove!
Better a broken promise than none at all.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
It may be called the Master Passion, the hunger for self-approval.
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.
Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy ,you must have somebody to divide it with.
Classic' - a book which people praise and don't read.
When in doubt, tell the truth.
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
Let us consider that we are all partially insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles; it will make clear and simple many things which are involved in haunting and harassing difficulties and obscurities now.
The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.