Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.