Hamlet's experiences simply could not have happened to a plumber.
I believe in Michelangelo, Velasquez, and Rembrandt; in the might of design, the mystery of color, the redemption of all things by Beauty everlasting, and the message of Art that has made these hands blessed. Amen. Amen.
A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.
If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
My reputation grew with every failure.
That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage; and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms.
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.
Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.