One always writes comedy at the moment of deepest hysteria.
If ever you wish to meet intellectual frauds in quantity, go to Paris.
I read many things. I read to fill in my knowledge of the world.
I’m thought to be a tough writer, but I’m really a softie.
The world outside existed in a kind of darkness; and we inquired about nothing.
If a writer doesn’t generate hostility, he is dead.
In a way my reputation has become that of the curmudgeon.
In England people are very proud of being very stupid.
Judgment is contained in the act of trying to understand.