Quotes

All men think all men mortal, but themselves.

Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.

Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.

For all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been!'

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Ah! Don't say that you agree with me. When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong.

You will find it a very good practice always to verify your references, sir!

There is nothing in this world constant, but inconstancy.

It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be a sometimes a snob.

We are sometimes stirred by emotion and take it for zeal.

The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.

Corporations have neither bodies to be punished, nor souls to be condemned, they therefore do as they like.

Cowardly dogs bark loudest.

There is always room at the top.

Be wise today; 'tis madness to defer.

Be wise with speed; A fool at forty is a fool indeed.

The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.

He knows death to the bone - Man has created death.

Some people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world.

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

When angry, count a hundred; when very angry, swear.

It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.