It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Dare to risk public criticism.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.