It is not a fragrant world.
She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.
The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country.
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say
Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency.
The more you reason the less you create
When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food
I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday.
If you liked a book, don't meet the author
I regard psychiatry as fifty percent bunk, thirty percent fraud, ten percent parrot talk, and the remaining ten percent just a fancy lingo for the common sense we have had for hundreds and perhaps thousands of years, if we ever had the guts to read i
The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring.
Television is just one more facet of that considerable segment of our society that never had any standard but the soft buck.