The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear, and the blind can read
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
After all these years I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.