I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Thought is free.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.