When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
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.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Every man's memory is his private literature.