Genius is sorrow's child.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
A lie never lives to be old.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
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.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.