I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Once you label me you negate me.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Sunlight is painting.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.