Memory... is an internal rumour.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
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.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Humility is attentive patience.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
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.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.