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Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.

In the depth of winter I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship
I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
Every life has dark tracts and long stretches of somber tint, and no representation is true to fact which dips its pencil only in light, and flings no shadows on the canvas.
My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.
I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading.
We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.
Before a man speaks, it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks it is seldom necessary to assume.

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