Be that self which one truly is.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
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.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.