It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

To show resentment at reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.

Alfred North Whitehead

We think in generalities, but we live in detail.

Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge, argument an exchange of ignorance.

Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.

Honore de Balzac

It is as easy to dream a book as it is hard to write one.

Al Capp

Abstract art: a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled, to the utterly bewildered.

Billy Vaughn

We hope that when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on our picnics


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