I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.