Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.