"Tragedy is when I cut my finger—comedy is when you walk into and open sewer and die."
November 13, 2012
October 30, 2012
"Make no mistake, I only achieve simplicity with enormous effort."
October 16, 2012
"There comes a time in the affairs of man when he must take the bull by the tail and face the situation."
September 9, 2012
"News is something somebody doesn’t want printed; all else is advertising."
August 15, 2012
"Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them."
July 10, 2012
"You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life."
June 19, 2012
"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink."
June 10, 2012
"If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business, because we’d be cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down."
June 5, 2012
"A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool."
— Joseph Roux
May 28, 2012
"Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?"
May 26, 2012
"Sometimes you just have to do some evil to get by."
— My dad
May 21, 2012
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."