Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Nothing is black or white.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.