You must not suppose, because I am a man of letters, that I never tried to earn an honest living.
Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad.
It is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time.[about chess]
A man who has no office to go to — I dont care who he is — is a trial of which you can have no conception.