Contents of H:
I can no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat.
Thank heaven, I have given up smoking again!...God! I feel fit. Homicidal, but fit. A different man. Irritable, moody, depressed, rude, nervy, perhaps; but the lungs are fine.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
U.S. politician, in a 1983 TV interview
That's not a lie, it's a terminological inexactitude.
There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
I have the perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it.
San Francisco columnist
We all worry about the population explosion, but we don't worry about it at the right time.
I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.