It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself. The Ministry of Fear
My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.
Sentimentality - that's what we call the sentiment we don't share.
Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline.
We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to.