We are great fools: He has spent his life in idleness. We say, I have done nothing today. Really, have you not lived? This is not only the most fundamental but the most illustrious of your occupations??? Have you been able to think about and manage you
The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.
It couldn't have happened anywhere but in little old New York.
I wanted to paint a picture some day that people would stand before and forget that it was made of paint. I wanted it to creep into them like a bar of music and mushroom there like a soft bullet.
No friendship is an accident.
All of us have to be prevaricators, hypocrites, and liars every day of our lives; otherwise the social structure would fall into pieces the first day. We must act in one another's presence just as we must wear clothes. It is for the best
Pull up the shades so I can see New York. I don't want to go home in the dark.
It'll be a great place if they ever finish it.
Well, little old Noisyville-on-the Subway is good enough for me.
Greenwich Village... the village of low rents and high arts.
Oh, I know what to do when I see victuals coming toward me in little old Bagdad-on-the-Subway. I strike the asphalt three times with my forehead and get ready to spiel yarns for my supper.
She hadbecome so thoroughly annealed into his life that she was like theair he breathed--necessary but scarcely noticed.
East is East, and West is San Francisco, according to Californians. Californians are a race of people; they are not merely inhabitants of a State.
Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.
Perhaps there is no happiness in life so perfect as the martyr's.