He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
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.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.