The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.
True individualists tend to be quite unobservant; it is the snob, the... sophisticate, the frightened conformist, who keeps a fascinated or worried eye on what is in the wind.
Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.
Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
Privacy was in sufficient danger before TV appeared, and TV has given it its death blow.