Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has…
Quote by W H Auden
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called...
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho...
It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too...
No hero is immortal till he dies
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-Second Street Uncertain and afraid As the...
You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference...
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.