The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
Cast your cares on God that anchor holds.
If you can't go over, you must go under.
Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.
If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in a person.
I'm sure I don't know half the people who come to my house. Indeed, from all I hear, I shouldn't like to.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
Everybody likes a compliment.
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
I don't believe in an after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.