It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
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.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Sunlight is painting.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.