Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
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.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.