When I reflect upon the number of disagreeable people who have gone on to a better world, I am moved to lead a different life.
When they came it was as if the lord of the world had arrived, and had brought all the glories of its kingdoms along; and when they went they left a calm behind which was like the deep sleep which follows an orgy.
When a man's dog turns against him it is time for a wife to pack her trunk and go home to mama.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
When you catch an adjective, kill it. No, I don't mean utterly, but kill most of them – then the rest will be valuable. They weaken when they are close together. They give strength when they are wide apart.
When red-haired people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn.
What work I have done I have done because it has been play. If it had been work I shouldn't have done it. . . . The work that is really a man's own work is play and not work at all. . . . When we talk about the great workers of the world we really mean the great players of the world.