To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
It is a law of nature that we defend ourselves from one affection only by means of another.
A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite.
There're two people in the world that are not likeable: a master and a slave.