Man cannot become attached to higher aims and submit to a rule if he sees nothing above him to which he belongs. To free him from all social pressure is to abandon him to himself and demoralize him.
Servitude of any sort is distasteful to all men, but especially objectionable is subjection to others in the case of those who ought to rule.
You have understood what all great painters understand: in order to forget the rules, you must know them and respect them.
If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Life is short, Break the Rules.
Forgive quickly, Kiss SLOWLY.
Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably
And never regret ANYTHING
That makes you smile.
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
The very freedom which the sinner supposedly exercises in his self-indulgence is only another proof that he is ruled by the tyrant.
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
reading Read old-books
Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you've been to college.
semicolons Nothing college
Rules for Happiness:
something to do,
someone to love,
something to hope for.
If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.
music poetry life