Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
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.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.