Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
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.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
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.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.