I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
The grace of God is courtesy.
Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language.
When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure all the time.
Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else.
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.
Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.
Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring.
Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades, the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing.
The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.
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