A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
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.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.