He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.