What is to give light must endure burning.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Freedom is from within.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.