Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Common sense is not so common.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Each soul is potentially divine.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.