A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains.
Many contemporary authors drink more than they write.
When one loves somebody everything is clear - where to go, what to do - it all takes care of itself and one doesn't have to ask anybody about anything.
In the maxim of the past you cannot go anywhere.
In the carriages of the past you can't go anywhere.
There is no one on earth more disgusting and repulsive than he who gives alms. Even as there is no one so miserable as he who accepts them.
You must write for children in the same way as you do for adults, only better.
What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.