We are all born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
Charm is a way of getting the answer "yes" without asking a clear question.
Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
I like life. It's something to do.
Simplified tax form: "How much money did you make last year? Mail it in."
His absence is good company.
There is no they, only us.
Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.
Hamlet performed in Brooklyn: "To be, or what?"
I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool.