Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
The happiest people seem to be Those who have no particular cause for being happy Except that they are so.
Those who complain most are most to be complained of.
Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.
The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness and knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
I read no newspaper now but Ritchie's, and in that chiefly the advertisements, for they contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
In the U.S. you have to be a deviant or exist in extreme boredom...Make no mistake all intellectuals are deviants in the U.S.
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
I'm tired of Love I'm still more tired of Rhyme. But Money gives me pleasure all the time.
For Americans war is almost all of the time a nuisance, and military skill is a luxury like Mah-Jongg. But when the issue is brought home to them, war becomes as important, for the necessary period, as business or sport. And it is hard to decide which is likely to be the more ominous for the Axis -- an American decision that this is sport, or that it is business.
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.
There are no answers, only cross-references.
Oh do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.
There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self... Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.
We have entered the era of the 'imperial' former presidency with lavish libraries, special staffs and benefits, around-the-clock Secret Service protection for life and other badges of privilege.
Many a man thinks he has an open mind, when it's merely vacant.
What I give form to in daylight is only one per cent of what I have seen in darkness.