I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Common sense is not so common.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.