Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum.
Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.
Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.
Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair. They gave her the means of supporting life, but they made life hardly worth supporting.
There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.
Few of them were to be trusted within reach of a trowel and a pile of bricks.
He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say 'when!'
Flowers are happy things.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
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