''To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.''
''If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.''
''I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.''
''A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.''
''We are never happy; we can only remember that we were so once.''
''If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.''
''A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.''