When I find myself in the company of scientists I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
Of all possible subjects travel is the most difficult for an artist as it is the easiest for a journalist.
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 a direct interest.
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
May it not be that just as we have to have faith in Him God has to have faith in us and considering the history of the human race so far may it not be that ‘faith’ is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will any marriage happy or unhappy is infinitely more interesting than any romance however passionate.
Learn from your dreams what you lack.
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
History is strictly speaking the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders that he is a literary aristocracy of one.