All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Common sense is not so common.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.