All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
Our memories are card indexes consulted, and then put back in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you.
Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising.
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable.
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.
The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.