I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Common sense is not so common.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Once you label me you negate me.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.