Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
There are one-story intellects, two-story intellects, and three-story intellects with skylights. All fact collectors with no aim beyond their facts are one-story men. Two-story men compare reason and generalize, using labors of the fact collectors as well as their own. Three-story men idealize, imagine, and predict. Their best illuminations come from above through the skylight.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but it's echo lasts a great deal longer.
To obtain a man's opinion of you, make him mad.
The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
A man may fulfil the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.