Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
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.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Each soul is potentially divine.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Never accept a drink from a urologist.