In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.