Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.