How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.