How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.