By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.