Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
A good liar must have a good memory.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Give up trying to make me give up
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
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.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.