By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
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.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.