Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.