My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I am not now That which I have been.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.