I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Moonlight is sculpture.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.