Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.