Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Each soul is potentially divine.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.