All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Moonlight is sculpture.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Humility is attentive patience.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
A lie never lives to be old.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.