Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Common sense is not so common.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.