"The white man knows how to make everything, but he does not know how to distribute it."
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"Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses."
"There is something about a bureaucrat that does not like a poem."
"All the time he's boxing, he's thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him."
"All fighters are prostitutes and all promoters are pimps."
"I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys."
"A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult."
"Mere flimflam stories, and nothing but shams and lies."
"If I cannot brag of knowing something, then I brag of not knowing it; at any rate, brag."
"Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction."
"There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together."
"Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator."
"Brevity is a great charm of eloquence."
"Never be so brief as to become obscure."
"The more you say, the less people remember. The fewer the words, the greater the profit."
"Good things, when short, are twice as good."
"I strive to be brief, and I become obscure."
"The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do."
"The fewer the words, the better the prayer."
"It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book."
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