My specialty is detached malevolence.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.