How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
A jug fills drop by drop.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.