People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Sunlight is painting.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
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.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Once you label me you negate me.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.