Any point of view reflects some side of truth and must not claim that it is complete
Christianity is more than history; it is also a system of truths. Every event which its history records, either is a truth, or suggests a truth, or expresses a truth which man needs to assent to or to put into practice.
Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
I spent an hour looking at pots and carpets in the museums the other day, until the desire to describe them became like the desire for the lusts of the flesh.
Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
And that's the world in a nutshell, which is an appropriate receptacle.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Man is a victim of dope in the incurable form of hope.
I have very little faith that I'll ever find someone. I've had some bad luck and I've made some bad choices - not in men, but in how I've chosen to deal with relationships.
It was as if hope had appeared out of nowhere to settle beside her and it wasn't going anywhere, it wasn't going to desert her now.
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