Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
A good liar must have a good memory.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Give up trying to make me give up
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic