Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
If you wish in this world to advance Your merits you're bound to enhance You must stir it and stump it, And blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven't a chance.
Life is a joke that's just begun.
Man is nature's sole mistake.
My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.
And all is right as right can be.
You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself and how little I deserve it.
No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast.
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.
It isn't so much what's on the table that matters, as what's on the chairs.
Things are seldom what they seem.
Things are seldom what they seem, / Skim milk masquerades as cream.
Sir, I view the proposal to hold an international exhibition at San Francisco with an equanimity bordering on indifference.
On a cloth untrue / With a twisted cue, / And elliptical billiard balls.