People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.