Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
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.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
A lie never lives to be old.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.