Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
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.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
A lie never lives to be old.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Boards don't hit back.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.