When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Common sense is not so common.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.