The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.