To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
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.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
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.
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.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.