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.
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.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and 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.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
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.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.