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.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Give up trying to make me give up
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
I am not now That which I have been.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Courage is grace under pressure.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
An idea is salvation by imagination