Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Humility is attentive patience.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.