Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Humility is attentive patience.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
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.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.