The strongest argument against democracy is a five minute discussion with the average voter.
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
When you make one basket, it can never be more than one basket. But when you say words, they can be repeated over and over, and fill men`s hearts a thousand miles from where you first spoke them.
Listen to what others have to say. When you speak, you're only repeating things you already know. When you listen you learn.
There`s very little point carrying on a conversation with someone who is absolutely convinced you are wrong and bad.
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
I couldn't escape them, all the little things I left unsaid, I was drowning in them.
I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
Stories are as unique as the people who tell them, and the best stories are those in which the ending is a surprise.
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I am not bound to please thee with my answer.