"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."
"Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom."
”Criminal: A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.”
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy."
"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value."
"What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient, but restless mind, of sacrificing one’s ease or vanity, of uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully."
Charles Victor Cherbuliez
"Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!"
"Any transition serious enough to alter your definition of self will require not just small adjustments in your way of living and thinking but a full-on metamorphosis."
"A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."
"The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant."
"My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face."
"Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect."
"The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn."
"Leave no stone unturned."
"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one."
James A. Froude