I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Once you label me you negate me.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.