How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.