Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her, before Father Time takes it away.

How strangely men act. They will not praise those who are living at the same time and living with themselves, but to be themselves praised by posterity by those whom they have never seen or ever will see, this they set much value on.

If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.

In the country, the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers biding its time.

There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.

The sooner every party breaks up the better.

Depend upon it, there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance therefore not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.

When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.

Substitute "damn" every time you're inclined to write "very", your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.

I have made it a rule never to smoke more that one cigar at a time.

It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by this name. It is, in fact, a kind of martial law.

I remember the first time I heard a teenager say 'LOL.' Just what? But it means 'laugh.' Why don't you just laugh? What are you doing?

With public sentiment nothing can fail. Without it nothing can succeed.

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.

If you are in a spaceship that is traveling at the speed of light and you turn on the headlights, does anything happen?

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.

Let others praise ancient times, I am glad I was born in these.

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

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