My specialty is detached malevolence.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Thought is free.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.