In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.