I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Sunlight is painting.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.