Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.
My books are water; those of the great geniuses is wine. Everybody drinks water.
Do the thing you fear the most and the death of fear is certain.
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.
Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater.
Who gave his angels eternal happiness unearned, yet required his other children to earn it?
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Don’t use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Intellectual ‘work’ is misnamed; it is a pleasure, a dissipation, and is its own highest reward. The poorest paid architect, engineer, general, author, sculptor, painter, lecturer, advocate, legislator, actor, preacher, singer, is constructively in heaven...