Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
“I wish to eat," said Mowgli. "I am a stranger in this part of the jungle. Bring me food, or give me leave to hunt here.”
“Englishmen are not usually softened by appeals to the memory of their mothers.”
“I consider in my own mind whether thou art a spirit, sometimes, or sometimes an evil imp," said the lama, smiling slowly.”
“but why should I waste wisdom on a river-turtle?”
“Good Lord! who can account for the fathomless folly of the public?”
“A thin grey fog hung over the city, and the streets were very cold; for summer was in England.”
“A brave heart and a courteous tongue. They shall carry thee far through the jungle, manling.”
If I were damned of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, Mother o'mine, O mother o'mine!
Never again will I spend another winter in this accursed bucketshop of a refrigerator called England.
If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price.
San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
“Here the voice told him truthfully what sort of wife he had wedded, and what she was doing in his absence.”
“I am by nature a dealer in words, and words are the most powerful drug known to humanity.”
“One man in a thousand will stick closer than a brother, but the thousandth man will stand by your side, to the gallows foot and after.”
“Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours.”
All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.
“The world is very lovely, and it's very horrible--and it doesn't care about your life or mine or anything else.”
God gave all men all the earth to love but, since our hearts are so small, ordained for each, one spot to be beloved over all.
“All sensible men are of the same religion, but no sensible man ever tells.”
“Body and spirit, I surrendered whole, To harsh Instructors- and received a soul.”
“As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn, The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!”
“Buy a pup and your money will buy. Love unflinching that cannot lie.”
“You must learn to forgive a man when he's in love. He's always a nuisance.”
“We're all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.”
“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.”
If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what's more, you'll be a man, my son.