When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Be that self which one truly is.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
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.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful