I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.