Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.
If ordinary people complain that I speak too much of myself, I complain that they do not even think of themselves.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
If other people are going to talk, conversation becomes impossible.
What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce.
The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.