All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
An idea is salvation by imagination
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.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.