There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
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.
Nothing is black or white.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Genius is sorrow's child.
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.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.