A place for everything, and everything in its place.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.