Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words, like 'What about lunch?'
A clever conjurer is welcome anywhere, and those of us whose powers of entertainment are limited to the setting of booby-traps or the arranging of apple-pie beds must view with envy the much greater tribute of laughter and applause which is the lot of the prestidigitator with some natural gift for legerdemain.
Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
The Old Testament is responsible for more atheism, agnosticism, disbelief - call it what you will - than any book ever written. It has emptied more churches than all the counter-attractions of cinema, motor-bicycle and golf course.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
I suppose that every one of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next.
What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.