Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
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.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.