The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.
Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.
To succeed you must add water to your wine, until there is no more wine.
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right
We are born at the rise of the curtain and we die with its fall, and every night in the presence of our patrons we write our new creation, and every night it is blotted out forever; and of what use is it to say to audience or to critic, "Ah, but you should have seen me last Tuesday?
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
It is easy for a somebody to be modest, but it is difficult to be modest when one is a nobody.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Words are the small change of thought