Don't look for society to give you permission to be yourself.
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One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.
Here I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that binds us together is deep and strong and strange.
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees.
He who can have patience can have what he will.
Diplomacy-: The patriotic art of lying for one's country.
Habit is the nursery of errors.
Why her cooking is so bad that the flies pitched in to fix the screen door. I leave dental floss in the kitchen and watch the roaches hang themselves.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility; but when the blast of war blows in our ears, then imitate the actions of the tiger; stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood, disguise fair nature with hard-favor'd rage.
They ought to find out how to vaccinate for love, like smallpox.
My wife has to be the worst cook. I've got the only dog who begs for alkaseltzer.
Nine men in ten are suicides.
Beliefs are not related to religion but they are basically about who you are.
The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong.
George Bernard Shaw
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to say it.
For two hours, some guy followed me around with a pooper scooper.