The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Freedom lies in being bold.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Moonlight is sculpture.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.