The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.