It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Be that self which one truly is.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Sunlight is painting.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.