Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most.
Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband.
There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx’s Capital.
My work is being destroyed almost as soon as it is printed. One day it is being read; the next day someone’s wrapping fish in it.
The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference.
The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke.
Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed if necessary.
Today’s younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us.
Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
Any place that anyone can learn something useful from someone with experience is an educational institution.