At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.