The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.