A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.