Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.