My specialty is detached malevolence.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.