When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Humility is attentive patience.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Nothing is black or white.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.