Quote category: Witty
A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.
The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.