The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable...
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
One should absorb the colour of life but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Divorces are made in heaven.
But what is the difference between literature and journalism. Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
I can resist anything but temptation.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
Humanity has experienced many revolutionary changes over the course of history: revolutions in agriculture, in science, industrial production, as well as numerous political revolutions. But these have all been limited to the external aspects of our individual and collective lives.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
I was eating bad stuff. Lots of sugar and carbs, junk food all the time. It makes you very irritated.
I don't think I'd ever make an album of just covers because I love writing my own music.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
The TV business is like the produce section of the market. Today everything is fresh and glistening and firm. And tomorrow, when they find a bruise on you, they toss you out.
I think the first and principle objective is to repeal Obamacare before it does lasting, fundamental damage to our health care system, to our individual liberty, to the relationship each of us has with his or her doctor.
Why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me.
I run from Horatio Street down just past Battery Park City and back. It's amazing to run and see the Statue of Liberty and the ferries coming in. People think if you're not near Central Park, there's nowhere to go, but there's a whole ecosystem happening down here.
War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support.