Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The future ain't what it used to be.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Humility is attentive patience.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.