If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.--Milton Berle
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.
Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you.
Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.
Television has raised writing to a new low.
Writing gives you the illusion of control, and then you realize it's just an illusion, that people are going to bring their own stuff into it.
In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning.
It is not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one's thoughts. It saves one having to bother anyone else with them.
The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.