You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
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.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
That which costs little is less valued.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Be that self which one truly is.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Dare to risk public criticism.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
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.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.