The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.