It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
Quote by John Steinbeck
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar...
I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything.
Give a critic an inch, he'll write a play.
Four hoarse blasts of a ship's whistle still raise the hair on my neck and...
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that...
The profession of book-writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable.
This I believe: That the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most...
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to...
No one wants advice - only corroboration.
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I have never smuggled anything in my life. Why, then, do I feel an uneasy...
Syntax, my lad. It has been restored to the highest place in the republic.
I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like...
I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and...
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and...
Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas.
A man's home is his castle, and his wife is the janitor