There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.
Don’t approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.
There are no good girls gone wrong – just bad girls found out.
The ground is a giant dog newspaper, containing all kinds of late-breaking news items, which, if they are especially urgent, are often continued in the next yard.
The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
There are three great friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
Jack’s mother came in and caught the goose soon. And mounting its back flew up to the moon.
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God, but to create him.