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.
Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.
Yesterday I was a dog. Today I’m a dog. Tomorrow I’ll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There’s so little hope for advancement.
Oh Time! the beautifier of the dead, adorer of the ruin, comforter and only healer when the heart hath bled… Time, the avenger!
Look! A star rises out of the darkness. The song of the star enchants my heart. Ah! I desire…
I wonder in what fields today He chases dragonflies in play – My little boy, who ran away.
The only dark magic we’re into is chocolate.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams.
ALL HAIL THE HYPNOSNAIL
The stable wears out a horse more than the road.
For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
She who waits for her knight must remember – she will have to clean up after his horse