my youth i shall never forget but there s nothing i really regret wotthehell wotthehell there s a dance in the old dame yet toujours gai toujours gai
Not every woman in old slippers can manage to look like Cinderella
Vibrations are the key to everything. Atoms used to be, but atoms have quite gone out.
If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity, marry, and perpetuate his kind.
Fishing: a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.
I look back on my life and it seems to me to be just one damned kitten after another.
personally my ambition is to get my time as a cockroach shortened for good behavior and be promoted to a revenue officer it is not much of a step up but i am humble
I never think at all when I write nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well
Life is one damned kitten after another." Mehitabel the Alley Cat
The female of all species are most dangerous when they appear to retreat.
fire is beautiful and we know that if we get too close it will kill us but what does that matter it is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while
An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe it.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
it is better to be a part of beauty for one instant and then cease to exist than to exist forever and never be a part of beauty
Nearly every night before I go to bed I ask myself, "Have I vibrated in tune with the Infinite today, or have I failed?
If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves.
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.
Publishing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; But if you really make them think, they'll hate you.
A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person. Yes, it is women who keep the church going.
Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
By the time a bartender knows what drink a man will have before he orders, there is little else about him worth knowing.
Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
It takes all sorts of people to make the underworld.
In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'
A hypocrite is a person who - but who isn't?
Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.