All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.