"It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom."
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"Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses."
"The young always have the same problem--how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another."
"Sex is the last refuge of the miserable."
"An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing."
"However low a man sinks he never reaches the level of the police."
"My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it."
"Manners are love in a cool climate."
"Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave."
"The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress."
"To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody."
"Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation of which the filing system has been lost?"
"This woman did not fly to extremes; she lived there."
"Whenever we confront an unbridled desire we are surely in the presence of a tragedy-in-the-making."
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