I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
That which costs little is less valued.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
A lie never lives to be old.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.