With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
I think it better that in times like these a poet's mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves.
My head was always bubbling over with facts and it seems to me this had little to do with my paying close attention in school and more to do with my voracious and omnivorous reading habits.
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
I knew that with a mouth like mine, I just hadda be a star or something.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Observe that it is a great error to believe that all mediums of art are not closely tied to their time.
Most of our energy goes into upholding our importance... if we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen to us. One, we would free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur;and two we would provide ourselves with enough energy to... catch a glimpse of the actual grandeur of the universe.
I look like a duck. It's the way my mouth curls up, or my nose tilts up. I should have played Howard the Duck.
You cannot be happy with your family while being personally unhappy with your work. It's a Catch-22 kind of thing.
Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; That's all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan.
In the long run we shall not be able to close our eyes to this simple truth, which is the immediate outcome of psychological analysis.
To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.
To have ego means to believe in your own strength. And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad or good.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Everything that goes into my mouth seems to make me fat, everything that comes out of my mouth embarrasses me.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
Contentment preserves one from catching cold. Has a woman who knew that she was well dressed ever caught a cold? No, not even when she had scarcely a rag on her back.
Do we need distance to get close?