My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.