Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
When in doubt, tell the truth.
Familiarity breeds contempt -- and children.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy must have somebody to divide it with.
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.