The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Humility is attentive patience.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.