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Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life is the other way round.
Words and sentences are subjects of revision; paragraphs and whole compositions are subjects of prevision.
Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character.
One becomes a critic when one cannot be an artist, just as a man becomes a stool pigeon when he cannot be a soldier.
There is nothing more dreadful than imagination without taste.
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage.
To me the charm of an encyclopedia is that it knows - and I needn't.
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.
True genius walks along a line, and, perhaps, our greatest pleasure is in seeing it so often near falling, without being ever actually down.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.