I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Humility is attentive patience.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.