Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
What is to give light must endure burning.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.