But you’re out of another world old kid … You ought to live on top of the Woolworth Building in an apartment made of cutglass and cherry blossoms.
city-life manhattan-transfer urban
What is the use being a big man if you are wrong?
If there is a special Hell for writers it would be in the forced contemplation of their own works.
Writers Works Contemplation
Accidents will happen in the best regulated families.
Regulated Best Will
If I were sufficiently romantic I suppose I'd have killed myself long ago just to make people talk about me. I haven't even got the conviction to make a successful drunkard.
Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.
Small Growing Piling
A satirist is a man whose flesh creeps so at the ugly and the savage and the incongruous aspects of society that he has to express them as brutally and nakedly as possible in order to get relief.
Express Flesh Society
The only way to find out anything about what kinds of lives people led in any given period is to tunnel into their records and to let them speak for themselves.
Given Themselves Records
It's almost worth having been in the army for the joy your freedom gives you.
Almost Your Worth
People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them.
Love is cheap. You can buy it anywhere. Lives are cheap. It's money that's dear. You have to work days and sit up nights thinking how to make money.
Buy Thinking Nights
We work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work.