Genius is sorrow's child.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.