Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Humility is attentive patience.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.