People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Dare to risk public criticism.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
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.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.