Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
That which costs little is less valued.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.