I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I am not now That which I have been.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
A lie never lives to be old.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Sunlight is painting.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Freedom lies in being bold.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.