Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Courage is grace under pressure.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.