As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Memory... is an internal rumour.