The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Each soul is potentially divine.