Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
Good parties create a temporary youthfulness.
Women encourage men to be childish then scold them.
At sixty I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty but I know a...
If you call failures experiments you can put them in your resume and claim...
Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.
Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.
I'm being treated like a sex object cried the lady. No matter. I will take...
The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time...
Consciousness is our only reprieve from Time.
Young poets bewail the passing of love old poets the passing of time. There...
The time I kill is killing me.
If success is a habit it is a hard one to acquire.
When I prayed for success I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion.
After my spectacular failures I could not be satisfied with an ordinary...
Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love.
The power of lying is much less than the power of what is not to be discussed.
Office politics are bloody-minded but weak on content.
Cats are inquisitive but hate to admit it.
Even cats grow lonely and anxious.
A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people and many cats...
The only peace is being out of earshot.
Human society sustains itself by transforming nature into garbage.
To understand someone find out how he spends his money.
The passion for money is never fickle.
Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does.
Sincerity: willingness to spend one's own money.
Money: power at its most liquid.
Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm.
Imagination has rules but we can only guess what they are.
Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it.
Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness but enables us to move back from...
Every literary critic believes he will outwit history and have the last word.
Psychology keeps trying to vindicate human nature. History keeps undermining...
Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.
Taste refers to the past imagination to the future.
Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.
While there's life there's fear.
Cruelty is softened by fear not pity.
Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty.
Faith moves mountains but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.
Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.
Ultimately blind faith is the only kind.
I read less and less. I have not forgiven books for their failure to tell me...
As equality increases so does the number of people struggling for...
Death is frightening and so is Eternal Life.
In every death a busy world comes to an end.
Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.
Excuses change nothing but make everyone feel better.