An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.