Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
A good liar must have a good memory.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.