Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
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.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.