I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Freedom is from within.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
What is to give light must endure burning.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Sunlight is painting.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.