Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
A person preaches well that lives well.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Dare to risk public criticism.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.