He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it.
Baloney is the unvarnished lie laid on you so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it.
Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.
When you have committed a fault, be pert and insolent, and behave as if you were the injured person.
They were a tense and peculiar family, the Oedipuses, weren't they?
The best fame is a writer's fame. It's enough get you a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat.
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, where's it going to end?
An epigram is a half-truth so stated as to irritate the person who believes the other half.