Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from.
The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.
Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.
Only those who feel little in the eyes of God, can hope to be mighty in the eyes of men.
The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
His hilarity was like a scream from a crevasse.
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
I see men ordinarily more eager to discover a reason for things than to find out whether the things are so.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.