Nothing more detestable does the earth produce than an ungrateful man
The language of truth is unadorned and always simple.
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.
My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?
I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie [Ray Vaughan] missed on both counts, but I never noticed.
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.