I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.
I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish.
I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent.
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.
I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself.
My poems are hymns of praise to the glory of life.
Poetry is the deification of reality.
Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness.
I'm afraid I'm being an awful nuisance.
The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves.