All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
A lie never lives to be old.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.