A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
That which costs little is less valued.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.