All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
A good liar must have a good memory.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Young heads take example of the ancient.