A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
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.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
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.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.