Death is a friend of ours and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility.
When one ceases from conflict, whether because he has won, because he has lost, or because he cares no more for the game, the virtue passes out of him.
There are two things which cannot be attacked in front ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
There are two things to aim at in life first, to get what you want and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
If a child lives with approval, he learns to live with himself.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
If an artist is not able to commit himself totally to his art, how can he expect the world to do so
Hold a true friend with both hands.
Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.