I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Sunlight is painting.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Once you label me you negate me.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.