Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.