Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should be treated with caution.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.
A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction.
The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the World.
The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.
What an ugly beast is the ape, and how like us.
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