I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
A lie never lives to be old.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
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.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.